Joe Biden’s choice to wear a US$7,000 Rolex watch on the day he was sworn in did not pass without comment. Photo: Getty Images Joe Biden’s choice to wear a US$7,000 Rolex watch on the day he was sworn in did not pass without comment. Photo: Getty Images
Joe Biden’s choice to wear a US$7,000 Rolex watch on the day he was sworn in did not pass without comment. Photo: Getty Images
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Joe Biden’s US$7,000 Rolex caused a stir on Inauguration Day – the Swiss-made watch is a far cry from past presidents’ low-profile timepieces

  • The US president is not the first to wear a Rolex, sharing the fashion preference with Dwight Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump
  • But since Bill Clinton, most US leaders have worn low-profile or US-origin watches, from Clinton’s Timex Ironman to Barack Obama’s Shinola and Jorg Gray

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Joe Biden’s choice to wear a US$7,000 Rolex watch on the day he was sworn in did not pass without comment. Photo: Getty Images Joe Biden’s choice to wear a US$7,000 Rolex watch on the day he was sworn in did not pass without comment. Photo: Getty Images
Joe Biden’s choice to wear a US$7,000 Rolex watch on the day he was sworn in did not pass without comment. Photo: Getty Images
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